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(ITS#5384) access control: "attrs" field handled incorrectly in URI form of sets

Full_Name: Pierangelo Masarati
Version: HEAD/re24/re23
OS: irrelevant
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
Submission from: (NULL) (
Submitted by: ando

There seems to be an error in (optional) attribute handling in URIs used in

Background: in OpenLDAP 2.3 sets were enhanced by allowing to dereference URIs
by performing the corresponding internal search; the syntax was:


returning the value of <attr> after searching for <uri>; if optional attrs were
specified in the URI, their values could be added to the result set; so


would have collected the "cn", the "sn" and the "uid" of entries matching the

Well, this is broken: it seems to only work as expected when no optional attrs
are given.  A fix for HEAD is about to come.